If This Bass Could Only Talk

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If This Bass Could Only Talk
Stan Clarke If This Bass Could Only Talk.jpg
Studio album by Stanley Clarke
Released 1988
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 43:10
Label Portrait
Producer Stanley Clarke, Byron Miller
Stanley Clarke chronology
Hideaway
(1986)Hideaway1986
If This Bass Could Only Talk
(1988)
Passenger 57
(1992)Passenger 571992
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

If This Bass Could Only Talk is a 1988 album by American bass player Stanley Clarke.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed and arranged by Stanley Clarke; except where indicated

  1. "If This Bass Could Only Talk" – 2:30
  2. "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" (Charles Mingus; arranged by Stanley Clarke and Eddie Arkin) - Dedicated to Jaco Pastorius and Gil Evans – 6:24
  3. "I Want to Play for Ya" – 3:22
  4. "Stories to Tell" – 3:46
  5. "Funny How Time Flies (When You're Having Fun)" (James Harris, Terry Lewis, Janet Jackson; arranged by Stanley Clarke and Byron Miller) – 6:07
  6. "Workin' Man" – 6:27
  7. "Tradition" – 7:11
  8. "Come Take My Hand" – 4:08
  9. "Bassically Taps" – 3:15

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Chris Cuffaro – Photography
  • Nancy Donald – Art Direction
  • Joe Gastwirt – Engineer
  • Mitch Gibson – Engineer
  • Bernie Grundman – Mastering
  • Mick Guzauski – Mixing
  • Dan Humann – Engineer
  • Tony Lane – Art Direction
  • Csaba Petocz – Engineer
  • Steve Sykes – Engineer

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "If This Bass Could Only Talk - Stanley Clarke | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 20 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "If This Bass Could Only Talk". AllMusic. Retrieved 19 September 2017.